Computer Love (Kraftwerk song)
|Single by Kraftwerk|
|from the album Computer World|
|Length||3:45 (single edit)
7:15 (album version)
Warner Bros. Records (US)
|Kraftwerk singles chronology|
"Computer Love" (German version title: "Computerliebe") is a song by the German electronic band Kraftwerk. It was released on the 1981 album Computer World and as a single in the same year. The song, on a double A-sided single with "The Model", went to #1 in the UK Singles Chart.
- The song was covered by Camouflage as a B-side to their 1991 single "Handsome", as well as on their 2007 compilation Archive #01.
- The song was covered by the Balanescu Quartet on their 1992 album Possessed.
- The song was covered by Slipstream (Band) on their 1995 album Slipstream.
- The song was covered by The Album Leaf as a hidden track on their 2001 EP In an Off White Room,
- The song was covered by Glass Candy on their 2007 album B/E/A/T/B/O/X.
- The song was covered by Argentine electro-tango band Tanghetto as a bonus track on their 2011 live album VIVO.
The melody and chords of the song were used by Coldplay in their 2005 song "Talk", which was released on the album X&Y. Prior to release, Coldplay singer Chris Martin had asked the German group for approval.
|UK Singles Chart||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||13|
- Camouflage - Handsome - The Remix on Discogs
- Camouflage - Archive #01 on Discogs
- Coldplay - Martin Sent Kraftwerk Begging Letter on contactmusic.com
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